Nissan: VIDEO REPORT: Nissan Driver Attention Alert helps fight indolent pushing with innovative system

Posted on 06. Apr, 2015 by in Nissan Canada


  • April 6th is “Drowsy Driving Awareness Day”
  • Studies uncover indolent pushing might be concerned in some-more than 20 percent of all deadly crashes*
  • Nissan’s new Driver Attention Alert** complement helps detect indolent and musing driving
  • System offering on name models of 2015 Nissan Murano and 2016 Nissan Maxima

NASHVILLE – Just in time for inhabitant “Drowsy Driving Awareness Day” today, Nissan is highlighting a fact that a new Driver Attention Alert (DAA) complement is accessible on dual of a many attention-getting vehicles – a 2015 Nissan Murano crossover and a arriving 2016 Nissan Maxima sedan.

The emanate of indolent and musing pushing has been a theme of new studies by a National Highway Transportation Safety Association (NHTSA) and AAA* (formerly a American Automobile Association). Results of a Nov 2014 AAA survey, for example, advise that indolent drivers are concerned in approximately 300,000 crashes any year – 6,400 of them fatal.

Nissan’s Driver Attention Alert system, that is customary in a 2015 Murano SL and Platinum grades and a 2016 Maxima Platinum, is dictated to residence intensity motorist tired and inattention. The complement adapts to any particular driver, monitoring steering submit patterns (using steering angle sensors) during a duration of pushing to settle a baseline. It invariably compares successive pushing patterns to a baseline regulating a statistical research of steering improvement errors.

If it detects pushing function unchanging with a indolent driver, a complement uses an heard carillon sound and displays an amber coffee crater with a summary reading, “Take a break?” in a vehicle’s information display.

The DAA includes proof to assistance residence fake detection, highway curvatures, line changes, braking and even bad highway conditions. The complement automatically resets when a engine is incited off. It can also be incited off by a motorist if desired. It is a driver’s shortcoming to sojourn warning during all times. DAA is usually a warning to surprise a motorist of a intensity miss of motorist courtesy or drowsiness. It does not detect and yield an warning in each situation.

The totally redesigned 2016 Nissan Maxima is on open arrangement this week during a New York International Auto Show during New York’s Jacob Javits Center. It is scheduled to go on sale this summer. The new 2015 Nissan Murano is accessible now during Nissan dealers nationwide.

Along with a Maxima and Murano’s suites of accessible reserve and pushing aids, both mount out from other vehicles in their particular segments due to their unconventional styling – featuring new Nissan signature pattern denunciation including V-Motion front end, rebound lighting and singular floating roof appearance.

Full information and photos of a 2016 Nissan Maxima and 2015 Murano are accessible during

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*AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety’s Prevalence of Motor Vehicle Crashes Involving Drowsy Drivers, United States, 2009 – 2013 news (11/14).
**It is a driver’s shortcoming to sojourn warning during all times. DAA is usually a warning to surprise a motorist of a intensity miss of motorist courtesy or drowsiness. It does not detect and yield an warning in each situation. See Owner’s Manual for details.

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